Selhurst man Hassan Qadar charged with GBH with intent to endanger life and criminal damage after attack on pensioner in Tamworth Road, Croydon town centre

The attack happened in Tamworth Road

The attack happened in Tamworth Road

First published in
Last updated
Croydon Guardian: Photograph of the Author by , Senior Reporter - Croydon

A 29-year-old man has been charged with causing grievous bodily harm with intent to endanger life after a pensioner was attacked in broad daylight in Croydon town centre.

Hassan Qadar, of Wisbeach Road, Selhurst, is alleged to have inflicted potentially life-changing head injuries on a 71-year-old man in an assault in Tamworth Road on Monday afternoon.

He is also accused of damaging several vehicles.

Mr Qadar will appear at Croydon Magistrates' Court today charged with seven counts of criminal damage and one count of affray. 

The 71-year-old remains in a stable condition in St George's Hospital in Tooting following the assault shortly after 2pm.




Send us your news, pictures and videos

Most read stories

Local Info

Enter your postcode, town or place name

About cookies

We want you to enjoy your visit to our website. That's why we use cookies to enhance your experience. By staying on our website you agree to our use of cookies. Find out more about the cookies we use.

I agree